Arthur Santa Claus
Sat 1, Friday, 11.55 a.m.
Grandpa Santa Claus hates everything younger than him – and he shares with his grandson Arthur a belief in the magic of Christmas. In the family business, however, the two have nothing to report, delivering gifts has long been a purely technical process. But a mistake in the machinery calls the two on the scene.
Janosch – Come on, we’ll find a treasure
Kika, Friday, 2 p.m.
How about, think about tiger and bear one day, if they could buy fish? Because then they would no longer have to rely on being successful in fishing. A treasure must be found, the friends rush into the search with enthusiasm. They are very satisfied with what they discover after initial failures.
the little witch
ZDF, Saturday, 9:05 a.m.
Michael Schaerer filmed Otfried Preußler’s classic three years ago. The still very young, because only 127 years old, little witch (Karoline Herfurth) is not yet allowed to go to Blocksberg to celebrate Walpurgis Night. But she knows how to help herself, supported by her raven Abraxas, who is spoken by Axel Prahl.
RTL, Saturday, 8.15 p.m.
This film adaptation of Theodor Seuss Geisel’s children’s book is also from 2018 How the Grinch stole Christmas – published in the same year as the little witch, 1957. Even in the animation version, the Grinch, who can’t stand Christmas, wants to spoil the festival for people. It is spoken by Otto Waalkes.
The little Lord
The first, Sunday, 3:05 p.m.
British television films have long been in Germany the Christmas movie. He tells the story of the boy Ceddie Errol (Ricky Schroder), who learned at the age of eight that he had a noble grandfather and was to inherit it. With the warmth of his heart, the boy clears resentment and adversaries aside.
RTL, Sunday, 8.15 p.m.
At first, the Jack Russell Terrier Max is anything but thrilled that his owner is having a baby. But this Liam turns out to be quite alright. Together with Max’s best friend, the mixed breed dog Duke, they experience wild adventures – and in the end they even help cats against their nature.